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2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
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Crime Blotter: Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Friday, Dec 1, 2017

Only one crime was reported in the Castaic-Val Verde area (Zone 2) between November 20-26, 2017, according to a report from the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station. 11-22-17 Theft – 31000 block of Ridge Route Road The store clerk reported a male suspect stole batteries and a pack of cigarettes...

Crime Blotter: Theft in Castaic-Val Verde
Wednesday, Nov 29, 2017

Two thefts were on the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff Station’s crime information and public safety report for Castaic/Val Verde (Zone 2) for the week of November 13-19: 11-13-17 Theft – 28000 block of Gold Hill Drive The victim reported a “Husky” toolbox stolen from the bed of his truck....

Crime Blotter: Thief Steals TV from Inn in Castaic
Monday, Jul 24, 2017

Only one crime in the Castaic-Val Verde area (Zone 2) was reported to the Santa Clarita Valley Sheriff’s Station for the week of July 10. July 10 Petty Theft – 31400 block, Castaic Road The business reported a 40-inch Samsung TV stolen from a room at their Inn. The crime was captured on...

Crime Blotter: Petty Theft, Vehicle Theft in Castaic, Val Verde
Friday, Mar 24, 2017

Castaic/Val Verde Crime Report: Week of March 13, 2017- March 19, 2017 Crime Information and Public Safety Report for Castaic / Val Verde: March 13, 2017- March 19, 2017 3/13/17 Theft from Vehicle – 27000 block of Beacon Street The victim reported $1,700 worth of tools and equipment stolen from the...

Crime Blotter: Robbery in Castaic, Val Verde
Friday, Feb 3, 2017

Castaic/ Val Verde: Crime Prevention & Public Safety Report for the Week of January 23-29, 2017 1/29/17 Robbery- 30000 block of San Martinez Road The business reported $1,500 is cash taken from the cash box behind the counter. The employee on duty was struck by one suspect with a bat while a second...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Aggravated Assault in Castaic, Val Verde
Tuesday, Nov 22, 2016

Castaic/ Val Verde Crime Report: Week of November 7, 2016 thru November 13, 2016 The following crimes were reported in Castaic/ Val Verde during the week of November 7, 2016 thru November 13, 2016: 11/08/16 Commercial Burglary- 28900 block of Avenue Penn Person(s) unknown forced entry into a business...

Crime Blotter: Vehicle Burglary, Commercial Burglary in Castaic, Val Verde
Friday, Jun 10, 2016

Castaic/Val Verde: Crime Report for the Week of May 30, 2016 The following crimes were reported last week: 5/31/16 Vehicle Burglary- 30000 block of Clover Court The victim reported a backpack containing a laptop was taken from his vehicle. There were no signs of forced entry. The crime occurred in the...

LATEST TWEETS
Newest Additions to SCVNews.com
2003 - Ruth Newhall, longtime co-owner/editor of The Signal, dies in Berkeley [story]
Ruth Newhall
The SCV Chamber of Commerce announced their participation as a Neighborhood Champion during the 11th annual Small Business Saturday on Nov. 28, 2020, to help encourage residents to support small businesses.
SCV Chamber of Commerce Participates in Small Business Saturday
Advantage Media Services, Inc. has partnered with the Val Verde Sheriff's Youth Activity League for the tenth year in a row to help give families in need a Thanksgiving meal through YAL's 'Adopt a Family' program.
AMS Fulfillment Employees ‘Adopt a Family’ for Thanksgiving
Los Angeles County is offering a number of resources to help families and seniors with meal assistance during the holiday season.
L.A. County Offering Meal Assistance to Families and Seniors
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Monday reported 8 new deaths and the county's highest-ever daily number of new confirmed cases of COVID-19 -- 6,124 since Sunday -- as unincorporated Canyon Country recorded its first COVID fatality over the weekend.
Monday COVID-19 Roundup: Over Weekend, SCV Sees 436 New Cases, 1 New Death
The city of Santa Clarita is calling for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to justify the new Health Officer Order update that bans outdoor dining for at least the next three weeks starting Wednesday.
Santa Clarita Officials Call for Hearing on L.A. County Outdoor Dining Ban
The Santa Clarita City Council will hold special and regular meetings at City Hall on Tuesday, November 24, and hear public comments from citizens virtually via Zoom.
November 24: Santa Clarita City Council Special, Regular Meetings
Los Angeles County Supervisor Kathryn Barger will oppose the county Department of Public Health’s decision to prohibit outdoor dining and further restrictions including another "Safer at Home" order, she said in a statement Monday morning.
Barger Opposes Additional COVID-19 Restrictions on Businesses
Los Angeles County Public Health Department officials on Sunday reported the county’s five-day average COVID-19 case rate had reached more than 4,000, prompting another tightening of pandemic safeguards and restrictions, including restricting dining at restaurants, breweries, wineries and bars.
L.A. County to Prohibit Dining as COVID-19 Numbers Keep Climbing
Researchers who correctly forecasted the growth of COVID-19 infections over the summer issued a warning Monday that cases could nearly double by Inauguration Day, January 20, when presumptive President-elect Joe Biden is to be sworn into office.
Forecast: COVID-19 Cases Could Double by Inauguration Day
The California Retailers Association released a safe holiday shopping video with guidelines and best practices to help employees and consumers be safe during the holiday season.
California Retailers Association Releases Safe Holiday Shopping Video
Los Angeles County supervisors are expected to conduct a public hearing Tuesday for the proposed development of nearly 140 homes next to Castaic High School.
Nov. 24: Public Hearing on Housing Project Near Castaic High School
To encourage safe travel during the Thanksgiving holiday, the California Highway Patrol will enact a Maximum Enforcement Period beginning at 6:01 p.m. on Wednesday, November 25, and continuing through 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, November 29.
CHP Sets Thanksgiving Holiday Maximum Enforcement Period
1931 - Fall Roundup held at Hoot Gibson's Saugus Rodeo [story]
rodeo
1843 - Rancho Castec (Lebec-Tejon area) granted to French immigrant Jose Covarrubias [story]
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1967 - Local voters approve formation of community college and elect COC's first five-member board - Dr. William G. Bonelli Jr., Bruce Fortine, Sheila Dyer, Peter Huntsinger, Edward Muhl [story]
COC board
The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health on Friday reported 35 new deaths and 4,272 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 countywide.
Friday COVID-19 Roundup: 357,451 Cases in L.A. County, 8,634 Cases in SCV
The families of Gracie Muehlberger and Dominic Blackwell, the two students who died during the Saugus High School shooting filed wrongful death lawsuits Monday against the William S. Hart Union High School District.
Muelhberger, Blackwell Families File Wrongful Death Lawsuits Against Hart District
The College of the Canyons Theatre Department’s recorded production of “Woyzeck” is available to stream online for free now through Saturday, Dec. 12.
COC Theatre’s Production of ‘Woyzeck’ Now Streaming
City of Santa Clarita and Santa Clarita Valley Economic Development Corporation officials said Friday that 149 small businesses within the SCV have been approved to receive one-time COVID relief grants of up to $5,000 per business as reimbursement for COVID-related expenses.
Santa Clarita, SCVEDC Award COVID Relief Grants to Small Businesses
Valencia, California-based Princess Cruises is extending its pause in global sailing operations in response to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention “Framework for Conditional Sailing Order” pertaining to the resumption of U.S. cruise operations.
Princess Cruises Extends Sailing Operations Pause into 2021
The American Public Works Association’s Southern California Chapter has recognized the Inclusive Play Area at Santa Clarita's Canyon Country Park as one of its 2020 'Projects of the Year.'
Santa Clarita Inclusive Play Area Named a ‘Project of the Year’
The Newhall School District has decided to allow preschool reopenings, giving their preschool program director the green light to reopen three preschool sites.
Newhall School District OK’s Preschool Reopenings
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to worsen across the country, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday asked Americans to stay home for Thanksgiving and only celebrate with people they live with.
Health Officials Urge Americans to Stay Home for Thanksgiving